Backwater Retreat Theme House
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... watch the wildlife and take advantage of the early hour to write up some of our adventures. After a while Randeep appears to tell me I can hop ashore so I venture into the field by the boat and snap away at the orange sun making its ascent. It's not quite as stunning as hoped but still a moment to remember. Coman arises just before 8am, in time for breakfast. We eat as we cruise back towards Alleppy, arriving at 9am to a waiting Tensing. We have just a short ...
... chilly mango and wild rice on a banana leaf was also delightful. Best day so far.
A note here for most random person I've met thus far on this trip - David from Galicia in Spain, who accosted / followed me to my guesthouse in Alleppey, then didn't stop talking all afternoon about this and that, and was seemingly pretty excited for the backwater tour. He then disappeared at 5pm with instructions from this Russian bloke about where ( a hotel something or ...
... view. We were also right next to a bird sanctuary that was lovely, if a little sweaty (it’s ridiculously humid here) to walk around – even though we never actually saw that many birds.
We spent 3 glorious days lounging by the lakeside reading, watching the boats, tackling crosswords and walking along the canals. We also took a boat tour of the narrow backwaters to get a glimpse of what life is like ...
Happy Easter - we had kindly declined the offer of going to the Easter mass with the family - 2 am for 3 1/2 hours! If it hadn't been in the middle of the night and for so long I may have been integrated! We were woken by fire crackers in the night - I assume as part of the Easter celebrations. It was all rather hot with no aircon - it meant to get hotter next month, I'm here for another month, then going further south! We had arranged a dug ...
... avec les problèmes de communication on n’a jamais réussi à savoir si c’était en anglais ou en mandarin). Cette fois, c’était ‘La vie de Pi’, avec une grande influence indienne, dont Pondichéry. Le film était bien, malgré des marques blanches sur l’écran qui ont un peu entravé la 3D. Dans le hall d’entrée, ils vendaient un peu de tout en nourriture, même des pizzas. Il y avait aussi un entracte au milieu du film.